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UTQG Treadwear Numbers: What Do They Mean?
…calls about a tire's life and the tire's relationship to its assigned UTQG treadwear indicator. UTQG numbers are assigned to indicate a tires overall level of performance and tread hardness. These numbers beginning at 0 for race products and traveling north of 800 for some of the longest lasting all-season…

Related Searches: Treadwear | Utqg | Treadwear Number
 
FAQ - GIFT CERTIFICATES
…and a strut? * What are adjustable dampers? * How do I measure my vehicles ride height? * How much will lowering springs actually lower my vehicle? * Why doesnt my suspension kit look like the photo shown online? * Why dont the part numbers printed on the springs match the kit number on the box label…

Related Searches: Road Hazard Warranty | Rebate Forms | Tire Rack Road Hazard
 
FAQ - TIRES
…(TPMS)? * What does speed rating mean and what is correct for my vehicle? * When are winter / snow tires no longer appropriate for the next season? * Why cant I use only two winter tires? * What is the correct load rating for my vehicle? * How is the tire warranty rating determined? * Where do I find the…

Related Searches: Recommended Pressure | Speed Rating Letters | Warranty
 
Performance catergories. What do they mean?
I have had a number of calls asking me to compare tires from different categories. Is the Bridgestone Potenza RE960AS Pole Position as quiet as the Bridgestone Turanza Serenity? Which one has better traction? Tire Rack has set up these performance categories to help you decide what tires to look at based…

Related Searches: Performance Rain | Best Tires For Corvette | Treadwear Number
 
FAQ - BRAKES
…producing noise and dust? * What is brake pad bedding-in and why do I need to do it with new pads? * Is there such a thing as a dust-free brake pad? * What are glazed pads? * What happens if I dont properly bed-in my pads? * What are brake pad bed-in procedures? * What are some of the other causes of…

Related Searches: Brake Pad Bedding | Brake Bed In Procedure | Vibration Of Steering Wheel
 
FAQ - WHEELS
WHEELS * How do you know what wheel fits my vehicle? * Can I reuse my Original Equipment (O.E.) TPMS sensors instead of buying new sensors when I purchase new wheels? * What is the purpose of centering rings? Are they required? * What does offset mean? How does it relate to backspacing? * What happens if…

Related Searches: Wheel Centering Rings | What Is Backspacing | Centering Ring
 
FAQ - SUSPENSION
…and a strut? * What are adjustable dampers? * How do I measure my vehicles ride height? * How much will lowering springs actually lower my vehicle? * Why doesnt my suspension kit look like the photo shown online? * Why dont the part numbers printed on the springs match the kit number on the box label…

Related Searches: Bushings | Pothole | Struts
 
Great tire...or great tire for the money?
…there are a number of tires that I would suggest as good "value" oriented options. The Yokohama Avid TRZ, the General Altimax HP, the Firestone Destination LE, the Continental Extreme Contact DWS, Kumho Ecsta LX Platinum, General Grabber HTS, these are a few of the value standouts. What do you get when…

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Dashing through the snow!
…least try and help people make a truly educated decision, and know what they are sacrificing or what they can expect out of the purchase of their snow tires. Let’s start by talking about geographic location. There are a large number of places throughout the country that see very little snowfall, maybe…

Related Searches: Rear Wheel Drive Snow
 
How Does Speed Rating Affect My Tire Choice?
How does speed rating affect my tire choice? What does the number and letter mean after the tire size? Q 99 mph 160 km/h Studless and studdable winter / snow tires R 106 mph 170 km/h H.D. light truck tires S 112 mph 180 km/h Family sedans and vans T 118 mph 190 km/h Family sedans and vans H 130 mph…

Related Searches: Honda Accord Coupe Tires | Speed Rating | Rating Chart
 
Your Questions About UTQG Ratings Answered
…Should I use these ratings to decide what tire is best? Short answer: No. While they contain some useful information, UTQG ratings are generally not sufficient to judge the actual quality of a tire. This is especially true of the treadwear rating. The treadwear number is determined by the tire manufacturer…
 
Tire Tech Information - Bridgestone's UNI-T Technology
…Advanced Quality. And while their names don't fully describe what they mean to tire performance...they offer technologies that you probably want your tires to have. To many drivers, tires appear to be relatively simple rubber products. All they do is bake rubber in a mold until it forms a functional tread…
 
 
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